THE NORTH YORK MOORS, FORESTS & YORKSHIRE COAST
Pickering is the perfect bolthole to visit the amazingly varied & stunning landscape of the North York Moors National Park, which includes the Moors, Dalby & Cropton Forests and twons such as Whitby, Scarborough, Filey & Bridlington along the Yorkshire coast.
Whatever you're into the area has an abudance of activites - everything from cycling & walking, to rock climbing or horse riding - the perfect choice for lovers of the great outdoors.
Close by there are a number of market towns well worth a visit with beautiful independent shops, including Malton and Helmsley, an excellent choice of boutiques, pubs, cafes and restaurants.
The rugged East Yorkshire coast has some fantastic villages and towns from Scarborough with its traditional seaside attractions and arcades to the gothic town of Whitby made famous by Bram Stokers Dracula. Whitby is also an ancient port with a fascinating history, a ruined abbey and some of the best fish and chips in the world!
There are plenty of spots to soak up some culture locally too in beautiful statley homes such as Castle Howard, Scampston Hall and Sledmere.
Whatever you are looking for we can point you in the right direction!
Below are just a few of the local delights to visit, all within easy reach of Pickering.